Having a tortoise for a pet is pretty great. You can ride it, you can play drums on its shell, you can dress it up in a funny outfit, and you can become the “turtle guy” of your neighborhood by taking it on long walks. One bald man in Tokyo actually does those last two things, going for regular walks with his tortoise, occasionally dressing it up in frilly pink outfits that match his purse. This turtle must be humiliated.
Take a look at him just casually walking down the street -- obviously at a leisurely pace.